The Emergency Management and Homeland Security - Cybersecurity Policy and Management MA program from Arizona State University provides motivated students with knowledge, skills and abilities to assume leadership, key management and other key operational positions with public sector agencies (or related private sector organizations) with responsibilities related to managing cybersecurity hazards in the area of homeland security, emergency management, critical infrastructure protection, risk management and other related fields.
Students serve and promote stronger and more resilient communities across public, private or nonprofit sector organizations. The program emphasizes a blended approach of practical knowledge and broader integrative thinking about the complex societal challenges of the 21st century. Its core values of collaboration between practitioners, faculty and students, public service, commitment to diversity, critical thinking and evidence-based assessment are all central to promoting informed and effective leadership.
Graduates with a Master of Arts in emergency management and homeland security with the cybersecurity policy and management concentration have a wide range of career opportunities, and management of cyber-related hazards cuts across a broad set of professional areas. The following list illustrates the types of career. Advanced degrees or certifications may be required for academic or clinical positions.
Career examples include:
- crisis manager - corporate operations
- emergency management director
- emergency preparedness coordinator or specialist
- information security analyst
- logistics coordinator or manager
- security manager - corporate operations
- security operations center manager
- Hazards Governance
- Program Evaluation for Emergency Management and Homeland Security
- GIS for Hazards Analysis
- Applied Data Analysis in Criminal Justice
- Homeland Security
- Integrated Emergency Management
- U.S. Cyber and Information Security Policy
- Information Assurance Principles
- 12 months
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DisciplinesEmergency & Disaster Management Terrorism & Security Cyber Security View 77 other Masters in Emergency & Disaster Management in United States
- Applicants must fulfill the requirements of both the Graduate College and the Watts College of Public Service and Community Solutions.
- Applicants are eligible to apply to the program if they have earned a bachelor's or master's degree in criminology or criminal justice, public administration or public service, sociology or social work, public safety or fire service management, parks and recreation management, applied sciences or a related field from a regionally accredited institution.
- Applicants must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.00 (scale is 4.00 = "A") in the last 60 hours of their first bachelor's degree program, or applicants must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.00 (scale is 4.00 = "A") in an applicable master's degree program.
- graduate admission application and application fee
- official transcripts
- two letters of recommendation
- professional resume
- written statement
- proof of English proficiency
International26460 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 26460 USD per year during 12 months.
National24498 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 24498 USD per year during 12 months.
In-State12014 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 12014 USD per year during 12 months.
- Online Arizona resident: $14,328/year
- Online Non-Arizona resident: $15,640/year
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